Stories 2017-05-26T14:03:52-05:00

Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering

Committed $2 million from the Hamon Charitable Foundation to expand summer engineering camps for underrepresented kids and establish college scholarships for attendees. The gift will support programming for 640 students and 52 teachers over [...]

Meadows School of the Arts

Installed a new HD camera system in the school’s creative spaces, allowing for HD recording and live streaming in Bob Hope Theatre and Lobby, Caruth Auditorium and O’Donnell Hall.


Launched a statewide branding campaign that included an enhanced presence on billboards, DART trains and buses, Love Field airport, and local radio.

More learning, better students

The Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC) is one of the many support programs across campus solely intent on student success. Through the help offered by A-LEC and other centers on campus, students build confidence, [...]

Homecoming of heroes

There’s nothing quite like it: the Parade, a party on the Boulevard, the Pigskin Review, the game, the red and blue. Maybe a lot has changed since you’ve last been on campus, but you’ll [...]

A winning assist

“I wanted to attend a school where I could play basketball and also get a business degree,” Jonathan Wilfong ’17 said about picking SMU. “I could have gone to a smaller school and played [...]

Community theater

SMU students and alumni used their talents and vision to bring together communities across Dallas in an expansive and vibrant recasting of Shakespeare’s The Tempest.  Learn how the Meadows School, and eleven SMU undergraduates, [...]

Dorm, life

For most, dorm life is a short interlude between living at home with your parents and your first apartment. For Dedman College chemistry professor David Son, returning to the dorm—with his wife and two [...]

An Academy award

“It is overwhelming to be in the company of Winston Churchill, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jonas Salk and the ‘mother’ of my own discipline, Margaret Mead,” said noted SMU anthropologist Carloine Brettell as she contemplated her [...]

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